• Short Summary

    Work continues on a massive road project between Banff and Jasper parks in Canada.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Alberta. Highway At 7,000 Feet".

    Alberta, Canada.

    GV pan the new Banff Jasper highway under construction. GV a completed part of the highway. GV bend in the highway with sign "Columbia Ice Fields 90. Jasper 148".

    CU sign "Peyto Lake Viewpoint Three Quarters of a Mile". GV elevated - the lake. LV moose by lake. LV a bear.

    GV part of the highway under construction with snow capped mountains in background. GV bulldozer at work on the road. SV bulldozer pushing earth down slope. CU the earth tumbling down. GV Mountains.

    SV men drilling rocks for blasting at "Big Hill". CU Ditto. CU man with detonator signalling. GV looking along the road their is an explosion in the distance.

    GV scaffolding at "Nigel Creek" camera pans down rock face to waterfall chasm 200 feet below. GV the scaffolding. SV men working on scaffolding. SV man on scaffolding. CU man walking across plank with the falls below him,

    GV asphalt being laid on road. SV asphalt spreader at work. CU Ditto. GV traffic hold up at road construction.

    GV Mount Athabasca pan to Glacier in the Columbia ice fields.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:00:00 / 01:32:29:00

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